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Notice of Annual General Meeting

Notice is hereby given that the One Hundred and Sixteenth Annual General Meeting (AGM) of The Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland

  • 21 August 2019
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Changes to GP membership in England and Wales

HEAD of Membership Services at MDDUS, Stephen Kelly, offers a recap of changes in our GP membership offering post launch of state-backed indemnity schemes in England and Wales.

  • 30 July 2019
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MDDUS response to regulation reform

MDDUS has commented on the Department of Health and Social Care response to its long-running consultation on Promoting professionalism, reforming regulation.

  • 30 July 2019
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Discount rate change not far enough

MDDUS chief executive Chris Kenny has expressed disappointment in the limited change to the discount rate applicable to personal injury lump sum compensation payments announced recently by The Lord Chancellor.

  • 29 July 2019
  • News

Dentists leading through uncertainty

WELL led teams are best equipped to meet increasing demands and to manage risk. With this in mind, MDDUS has adapted our popular and long-running doctor programme now for dentists with management responsibilities.

  • 27 June 2019
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Sign up for new risk training days in Glasgow

EARN CPD points and explore key risk topics including confidentiality, professionalism and patient safety in a range of new MDDUS training days.

  • 27 June 2019
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ALERT: UK Infected Blood Inquiry

ADVICE for doctors requested to make written evidence statements to the inquiry.

  • 27 June 2019

Extended cover for practice staff in England and Wales

MDDUS is introducing new products extending indemnity, legal support and advice/assistance to non-GP practice staff in England and Wales for activities and risks not covered under new state-backed schemes.

  • 27 June 2019
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MDDUS board member receives CBE

MDDUS board member Professor Jason Leitch has been awarded a CBE in the Queen’s birthday honours list.

  • 26 June 2019
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MDDUS courses on GDPR and confidentiality

MDDUS have the following workshops for booking. If you would like to book a place on these please use the booking link which you will find under each course title.

  • 30 May 2019
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RT @RCGPScotland: We are hugely proud to have worked with @MDDUS & @ByLeavesWeLive to develop Tools of the Trade: poems for new doctors.…

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RT @MDDUS_News: @RCGPScotland @ByLeavesWeLive MDDUS CEO Chris Kenny said of Tools of the Trade: "These poems help stimulate the reflective…

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@RCGPScotland @ByLeavesWeLive MDDUS CEO Chris Kenny said of Tools of the Trade: "These poems help stimulate the re… https://t.co/te2cz0GwgW

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Starting today and all week we are bringing you highlights from the Tools of the Trade collection of poems we devel… https://t.co/khrscd9Uaj

17 Jan 2020

In the run up to #BurnsNight we'll be sharing some inspirational highlights from the Tools of the Trade collection… https://t.co/SE8XyR7sxP

17 Jan 2020

Since 2014, MDDUS has partnered with @RCGPScotland and @ByLeavesWeLive to provide all new doctors in Scotland with… https://t.co/3Pwwl75Ye3

17 Jan 2020

BBC News - Plan to regulate 'wild west' beauty filler industry https://t.co/3RvNu6Ub5b

17 Jan 2020

BBC News - Social media data needed for 'harm' research, say doctors https://t.co/vjN1Z4LTnf

17 Jan 2020

@BBCNews @bbchealth explores this clinical, ethical and #risk issues future generations of young people may experie… https://t.co/Uwx0ATd00f

17 Jan 2020

@BBCNews @bbchealth explores the potential clinical, ethical and #risk issues future generations of young people ma… https://t.co/XMILUkDp9w

16 Jan 2020

We love this story by @TheBMA featuring doctors' work with @Everton - tapping into their fans' passion for the club… https://t.co/rsKOCrp0T2

16 Jan 2020

RT @MDDUS_News: MDDUS can offer #SASdoctors access to localised training courses upon request, on a range of medicolegal, risk reduction an…

16 Jan 2020

Racist abuse directed towards NHS staff by patients remains a serious problem. Can clinicians refuse to treat suc… https://t.co/g4wWpmEkmi

16 Jan 2020

RT @bmj_company: Midnight tomorrow is the deadline to submit your project for #thebmjawards 2020. Has your #healthcare team delivered an in…

16 Jan 2020

Our new programme of events and training for 2020 is #live - visit our website for the full list of training and… https://t.co/HpHMaEXbuh

16 Jan 2020

RT @GDC_UK: All tooth whitening treatment is illegal if it is not carried out by GDC registered dental professionals. If you see someone il…

15 Jan 2020

Fabulous day to be in #Edinburgh for meetings with @gmcuk and @RCGPScotland - looking forward to good meetings in t… https://t.co/3TUGXu5CZ6

11 Jan 2020

RT @JoanneYounge: Delighted to see @mddus_news highlighting the importance of the GMC SAS doctor survey. Any response from @MPS_Medical ?

09 Jan 2020

MDDUS can offer #SASdoctors access to localised training courses upon request, on a range of medicolegal, risk redu… https://t.co/gYMI8m5cf8

09 Jan 2020

RT @FSEM_UK: Really interesting story in @bmj_latest from cancer specialist @lucygoss on how taking time away from her clinical work to be…